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Turkson for Pope!

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From ZeroZeroKappaKappa collective:

Spoof campaign poster for Cardinal Turkson appears in pre-conclave Rome
March 1, 2013


Spoof “vote for Turkson” posters have popped up in Rome along walls still plastered with campaign posters from Italy”™s general election on Sunday and Monday. Campaigning for the papacy is officially forbidden and even suggesting one is a candidate is usually enough to end any cardinal”™s chances of ascending to the throne of Saint Peter.

Ghana”™s Cardinal Peter Turkson is the Irish bookmakers”™ favorite to replace Pope Benedict, putting a non-European in pole position to lead the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church for the first time in more than a millennium. (more…)